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Color-Coded Cleaning

Color coding your cleaning closet and assigning each color to a specific area will significantly reduce the potential for cross-contamination between rooms and surfaces.

Prevent Cross-Contamination With Color-Coded Cleaning
Color coding cleaning equipment serves a similar function across every industry and business type:

Prevent cross-contamination.

Lean Cleaning Practices to Eliminate Department Waste

Implementing Lean principles--started by the Ford Motor Company and popularized by the Toyota Motor Corporation--into your organizations cleaning practices will eliminate human and other resource waste.

How to Reduce Cleaning Department Waste Through Lean Management
For any number of reasons--ranging from a lack of experience and training in new hires to the mismanagement of resources--your organizations cleaning department is likely responsible for a significant amount of waste--be that time, energy, or material.

Shared Workstation Challenges

Conflicting studies have recently emerged regarding the views and trends--issues and challenges--of workstation sharing, colloquially referred to as hotdesking.

Emerging Shared Workstation Trends and Challenges
Open office spaces are nothing new in the U.S., and studies show that, despite workforce objections, the trend will increase in the coming years, presenting several challenges for office workers, custodial staff, and facilities managers.

Combating Indoor Summer Allergens

Summertime allergens--pollen from trees, flowers, and grass--will wreak havoc on the health and productivity of students, faculty, and office workers alike.

The Effects of Summertime Allergens
Indoor summertime allergens--typically outdoor pollen and dust tracked in on peoples' shoes--represents a significant challenge for facilities managers, school administrators, and business owners concerned with occupant health, safety, and productivity.

Addressing Student Absenteeism

Student absenteeism represents a significant challenge for teachers, school administrators, students, and parents.

Student Absenteeism by the Numbers
Student absenteeism is a major problem in the United States.

According to the U.S. Department of Education:

One in six students--more than 7 million, or 16 percent of the U.S. population--was absent three or more weeks during the 2015-16 school year, totaling more than 100 million lost days.

3 Reasons to Hire Professional Office Cleaning Services

Outsourcing your organization's cleaning and infection control requirements to a professional service provider has several benefits, including demonstrable increases in productivity and occupant health.

Why Your Business Needs Professional Office Cleaning Services
A truly dedicated team of custodial workers are, more often than not, the unsung heroes behind the success of many businesses--providing vital services that, not only maintain the look and functionality of the facilities we use daily but protect the health and safety of every person who enters the complex.